This subject provides a broad overview of literature and other resources for children and young adults from an information professionals perspective. This subject traces the development of literature and other resources paying particular attention to the technological, cultural and social influences that have shaped this development. A range of genres and formats are explored and attention given to new and emergent trends in reading and engagement with materials and formats. The role that public libraries and librarians play in these trends will be discussed. The subject also explores the role of the library in literacy development and promoting engagement with reading for pleasure and recreation.
School of Information Studies
Not available to students who have completed INF521 or INF442
INF521 Paired Subject
INF442, INF512, INF521
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.